Video Brain Teaser #55
Videos that provide viewers with brain teasers/mental puzzles. These may consist of problems dealing with the arrangement of matchsticks, coins, and other items. May include pencil drawing games, optical illusions, hidden images and "Find the Twin" problems.
Electoral College from Schoolhouse Rock
How to Build a Simple Electric Motor
See the step-by-step process of building a simple cardboard motor - with a nail, wire, cardboard, and magnets. Run time 07:44.
Refresher #25 - Think You’ve Seen it all in Latin America?
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Everyone has been raving about a new American horror flick with subtitles written in Spanish, but you can’t bring yourself to go to the theater. Your friends tell you that you have no choice but to go with them to see it: they insist in Spanish that they are picking you [...]
This artefact outlines the creation of a new website for Innovation North students holding details of all work placements (short, long term, voluntary, paid).The Institute for Enterprise funded the project and the money helped pay a student to maintain the website for a year
Mechanical Behaviour of Materials: Superelasticity and shape memory alloys
This set of animations provides understanding of the principles and applications of superelasticity and shape memory alloys materials. From TLP: Superelasticity and shape memory alloys
Lecture 9, Find the Hero: Ary Scheffer's The Retreat of Napoleon's Army from Russia in 1812 (1826)
The painter of this little-known Romantic work, a new acquisition by the Gallery, shows the remnants of the Grande Armée in the greatest defeat in military history. What sense does he make of the event? The questions he poses about war and true heroism are still pressing.
8.13-14 Experimental Physics I & II "Junior Lab" (MIT)
Junior Lab consists of two undergraduate courses in experimental physics. The courses are offered by the MIT Physics Department, and are usually taken by Juniors (hence the name). Officially, the courses are called Experimental Physics I and II and are numbered 8.13 for the first half, given in the fall semester, and 8.14 for the second half, given in the spring. The purposes of Junior Lab are to give students hands-on experience with some of the experimental basis of modern physics and, in the
The Po river
This video has footage of the river Po. A speaker talks about the benefits of it's fertile banks and shows how the towns, fields and factories are effected by flooding.
Tithonus by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (poetry reading)
Tithonus fell in love with Aurora, Goddess of the Dawn, who comes every day in her silver chariot, and he asked her for eternal life. Unfortunately he forgot to ask for eternal youth as well, so he continues to age. In Gulliver's Travels the Struldbrugs are in a similar plight, they get older and older but can't die. When Tennyson is describing how Tithonus feels he is most probably describing his own feelings of desolation since his dear friend Arthur Hallam died of a stroke at the age of
This video is accompanied by text. "In the late eighteenth century, primitive methods of travel were still in use in America. Waterborne travel was uncertain and often dangerous, covered-wagon and stagecoach travel over rutted trails was uncomfortable, and all types of travel were very slow. Americans were aware that a transportation network would increase land values, stimulate domestic and foreign trade, and strengthen the American economy.
In 1794, a private company completed the Phila
A House or Representative Session
Way to long, over five hours, this video shows what it is really like on the floor of the House. The transcript along side the video is very handy and contains words that can be used for a word wall. A real eye-opener for students as they can see what the nearly empty chamber looks like.
Diagraphics: an expos? of visual expression
This expos? introduces preparations for a publication based on what I have found to be a ?missing link? in the library of educational source materials. The skills necessary to record and interpret the complexity of the architectural design process are often illusive. The sophistication of computer modeling and graphics applications only adds to the dilemma of making clear and concise decisions about how to communicate the essence of one?s design intent. The publication will define and illustrate
6.637 Optical Signals, Devices, and Systems (MIT)
6.637 covers the fundamentals of optical signals and modern optical devices and systems from a practical point of view. Its goal is to help students develop a thorough understanding of the underlying physical principles such that device and system design and performance can be predicted, analyzed, and understood. Most optical systems involve the use of one or more of the following: sources (e.g., lasers and light-emitting diodes), light modulation components (e.g., liquid-crystal light modulato
CLPR Spring 2012 Speaker Series: I'm Neither Here nor There
CLPR Spring 2012 Speaker Series: I'm Neither Here nor There I'm Neither Here nor There Mexicans' Quotidian Struggles with Migration and Poverty Patricia Zavella Professor, Latin American and Latino Studies University of California, Santa Cruz Date: April 19, 2012 Time: 4:00 PM -- 5:30 PM Location: Shorb House, 2547 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94720 Description: Patricia Zavella's new book describes how poor and working-class Mexican Americans and migrants to California's central coast struggle
The Prohibition of Alcohol in the 1920s
The era of national prohibition began in 1920 with the establishment of the Eighteenth Amendment and was enforced by the Volstead Act passed by Congress that same year. The Act forbade the manufacture and sale of beverages with an alcoholic content greater than .5 percent. Zealous supporters of this law, including many women and parishioners, believed that prohibiting the manufacture and sale of alcohol would eliminate the social problems caused by intoxication.
Project Mayhem - an overview Time to unleash Mayhem. Well, first, what is it. Mayhem lets you trivially connect any device or service to any other device or service. It would be impossible to list all the things you can do with Mayhem, but here are some examples:
Time to unleash Mayhem. Well, first, what is it. Mayhem lets you trivially connect any device or service to any other device or service. It would be impossible to list all the things you can do with Mayhem, but here are some examples:
CongoForum CongoForum ontpopte zich tot een omvangrijke ‘portaalsite’ over Congo en de betrekkingen tussen Congo (en zijn provincies) en België (en zijn gemeenschappen en gewesten). De vzw CongoForum werd opgericht op 25 juni 2005 …
CongoForum ontpopte zich tot een omvangrijke ‘portaalsite’ over Congo en de betrekkingen tussen Congo (en zijn provincies) en België (en zijn gemeenschappen en gewesten).
De vzw CongoForum werd opgericht op 25 juni 2005 …
Historical Analysis of Building - (Re)Construction in Olivette Park, USA
From 1959 to 1990, East St. Louis, Illinois deteriorated from an ?All-American City? to a national symbol of urban blight. Located on the Mississippi River, the East St. Louis of today faces severe economic, social, and environmental problems. Nearly onequarter of the city?s work force is unemployed and about 40 percent of families are living below the poverty level. But East St. Louis was not always a distressed community. With strong ties to St. Louis and the surrounding region, East St. Louis
6 Summary Scattering is a process in which incident particles interact with a target and are changed in nature, number, speed or direction of motion as a result. Tunnelling is a quantum phenomenon in which particles that are incident on a classically impenetrable barrier are able to pass through the barrier and e
Scattering is a process in which incident particles interact with a target and are changed in nature, number, speed or direction of motion as a result. Tunnelling is a quantum phenomenon in which particles that are incident on a classically impenetrable barrier are able to pass through the barrier and e